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Carpenters, dentists, sewing machine operators, needlepointers, piano players, and indeed anyone who works with their hands for long hours can get carpal tunnel syndrome.

(A) anyone who works
(B) anyone working
(C) workers
(D) those for whom work is
(E) any people who work

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I will go with " E" over here to maintain the plural form of sentence structure.

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New post 12 Apr 2006, 12:17
tricky one))
first choice was A))
Now I am getting why it should be E
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New post 14 Apr 2006, 21:15
Think it was discussed before. E is the correct choice since rest of the nouns are plural.

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(E) over A for the plural construction. Tricky question.

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OA is E

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New post 17 Apr 2006, 00:42
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Carpenters, dentists, sewing machine operators, needlepointers, piano players, and indeed anyone who works with their hands for long hours can get carpal tunnel syndrome.

(A) anyone who works
(B) anyone working
(C) workers
(D) those for whom work is
(E) any people who work


A : S-V problem (anyone (singular) - their (plural) )
B: S-V problem (anyone (singular) - their (plural) )
C: does'nt make sense
D: does'nt make sense (work is their hands?!)
E: correct (any people (plural) - their (plural))

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New post 18 Apr 2006, 05:13
gmatacer wrote:
Nothing wrong with A

anyone is a singular noun. The corresponsing pronoun should be either his/her, not their.

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